Bethany Erickson

Historic, Quaint New Braintree Is a Sampler Come To Life

By Bethany Erickson | April 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Historic, Quaint New Braintree Is a Sampler Come To Life

We don’t know much about the first person to own this week’s historical shelter, other than Elias Hall built his house in the town center of New Braintree, Massachusetts, and just steps from both of his stores.  Hall’s home was built in 1783, just about 30 years after the town was officially incorporated and several […]

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Own a Colonial Tavern in Purchase, New York

By Bethany Erickson | April 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Own a Colonial Tavern in Purchase, New York

While we’ll never know for sure, one could certainly imagine Revolutionary War soldiers – and colonial townspeople – mingling around and in what was known as the Purchase Tavern, built in 1770. After all, the hamlet that is part Harrison, New York, was the site of several skirmishes and battles, including  And it was home […]

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Travel the World – Without Leaving Your Home

By Bethany Erickson | April 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Travel the World – Without Leaving Your Home

In this time of sheltering in place, you may find yourself dreaming of your first post-COVID-19 travel destinations And maybe you’re also just a little tired of looking at the same walls after all this time, too. But thanks to the internet, many of the sites we can’t see right now are available virtually – […]

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Live Beach Adjacent – and Privately – in Virginia Beach

By Bethany Erickson | March 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Live Beach Adjacent – and Privately – in Virginia Beach

Often a spring break and summer vacation spot, Virginia Beach has a rich history that dates back to Jamestown – but our historical shelter this week isn’t quite that old. Located where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is part of a swath of cities that make up the Hampton Roads region. […]

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Gettysburg Historical Home Walking Distance to Dining, Shopping

By Bethany Erickson | March 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Gettysburg Historical Home Walking Distance to Dining, Shopping

When Jacob Culp bought the plot of land in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that became the site of his blacksmith shop, he might not have envisioned that eventually, his heirs would build a home on it in 1892, near the town’s Methodist church. And he definitely likely didn’t envision that the house would be listed in 2020, […]

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For A Big Wad of Cash, You Could Have 11 Bedrooms To Yourself

By Bethany Erickson | March 22, 2020 | Comments Off on For A Big Wad of Cash, You Could Have 11 Bedrooms To Yourself

Want to engage in a little social distancing? How does 11 bedrooms, 27,000 square feet, and 2.7 acres in Beverly Hills – which is exactly what billionaire Steve Wynn has put on the market. If Wynn gets the $135 million he’s asking for, he’d make a pretty profit – he bought the home in 2015 […]

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